Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bruschetta

This Copycat Bruschetta recipe from the Cheesecake Factory makes the perfect appetizer for your pasta dinner. Super easy to make!

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bruschetta

If you’ve never had to chance to try the Bruschetta from the Cheesecake Factory you don’t know what you are missing. Thanks to this copycat recipe you can now make it at home.

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bruschetta

If you are not familiar with bruschetta it’s basically an Italian appetizer that consists of toasted bread with some diced tomatoes and seasonings like olive oil, garlic basil and/or parsley.

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bruschetta

While it’s not necessary to chill the tomato mixture in the fridge for an hour before using, I do recommend it. This will give all the ingredients a chance to meld together.

fresh italian parsley
Fresh Italian Parsley

Since the goal of a Copycat Recipe is for it to taste exactly like the original, it’s only natural to rate this recipe against the original. This Copycat recipe rates a solid 8 out of 10 in my opinion.

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bruschetta

The Cheesecake Factory is a California based restaurant chain known for having more than 30 flavors of cheesecake. They also offer over 200 delicious savory options.

slices of bruschetta on a plate

Italian Parsley and Flat-Leaf Parsley are basically the same thing. Grocery stores may use either name.

You will need the following ingredients to make this Copycat Bruschetta recipe from the Cheesecake Factory (see recipe card for quantities): Roma Tomatoes, Red Onion, Garlic Cloves, Fresh Basil, Olive Oil, Red Wine Vinegar, Salt, Ground Black Pepper, French Bread, Garlic Salt and Fresh Italian Parsley.

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped tomatoes, onion, garlic and basil. Add about 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix until well combined. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  2. Preheat the broiler, slice the bread into 1-inch slices diagonally to make 6 – 7 slices.
  3. Combine the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil with the garlic salt. Brush each slice with the olive oil mixture.
  4. Broil the bread slices until the surface starts to brown.
  5. Arrange the bread on a plate. place some of the tomato mixture in the middle of each slice of bread. Garnish with some Italian parsley.

Printable Recipe Card

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bruschetta

Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bruschetta

This Copycat Bruschetta recipe from the Cheesecake Factory makes the perfect appetizer for your pasta dinner. Super easy to make!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Resting Time 1 hour
Total Time1 hour 15 minutes
Course Appetizers
Cuisine American
Servings 6 slices
Calories 108 kcal

Equipment

  • Bowl for Mixing
  • Baking Sheet

Ingredients
 

  • 1 ½ Cups Roma Tomato, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Red Onion, diced
  • 1 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 2 Tbsp Fresh Basil, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • ½ Tsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • ¼ Tsp Salt
  • Tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • ½ loaf French Bread
  • ¼ Tsp Garlic Salt
  • 2 sprigs Fresh Italian Parsley

Instructions
 

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped tomatoes, onion, garlic and basil. Add about 1/2 tablespoon of olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt and pepper. Mix until well combined. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least an hour.
  • Preheat the broiler, slice the baguette into 1 inch slices diagonally to make 6 – 7 slices.
  • Combine the remaining 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil with the garlic salt. Brush each slice with the olive oil mixture.
  • Broil the bread slices until the surface starts to brown.
  • Arrange the bread on a plate. place some of the tomato mixture in the middle of each slice of bread. Garnish with some Italian parsley.

Nutrition

Calories: 108kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 3gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 326mgPotassium: 178mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 556IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 31mgIron: 1mg

Nutritional information provided for this recipe is based on 1 serving. This information is an estimate and may vary based on several factors. If nutritional information is important to you and your diet, please verify this recipe with a Registered Dietitian.

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  1. Julie says:

    This Copycat Cheesecake Factory Bruschetta is fantastic. I have made bruschetta before, but not like this one. It was so delicious that I will never make any other recipe again.